The city government of Kidapawan has conferred awards to best performing barangays in the city.
The 2019 Best Performing Barangays award is in recognition of the Barangay Governance Performance Assessment for the LGU Award and Incentive Program that is centered on Core Areas such as Revenue Generation, Public Safety and Disaster Preparedness, and Health, and Essential Areas covering the Barangay Council for the Protection of Children Functionality, Education and Community Participation, among others.
“We are giving out the awards in recognition of the exemplary performance of our barangay officials. The incentives will help them give better services as well as implementing priority programs that will improve the lives of their constituents”, City Mayor Joseph Evangelista said in a message to barangay officials.
Barangay Linangkob, which was chosen as the over-all winner, received P200,000 cash aside from the Plaque of Recognition from the city government.
The runners up were Barangays Sudapin (1st), Ginatilan (2nd), San Isidro (3rd), Marbel and Nuangan (both 4th). They received cash incentives such as P150,000; P100,000; P75,000; and P50,000, respectively.
Other barangays also received P50,000 cash prizes from winning minor awards during the Kalingawan sa Barangay Celebration Monday, February 10.
All barangays underwent the required evaluation of core and essential areas before the awards were given.